Safeguarding children and young people in Northern Ireland training

Last updated: 04 Sep 2018
About this course

An introductory course for organisations that work with children in Northern Ireland

Taught by experienced professionals, this introductory course will give you a clear understanding of how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child’s welfare.


£50 per person
3 hour face-to-face training course

No dates currently available. Please check back for updates in the near future.

For more information, contact us on 0116 234 7246 or email learning@nspcc.org.uk.


Course content

In this classroom-based course, you’ll learn how to:

  • identify what is meant by safeguarding and child abuse
  • name the categories of child abuse and neglect
  • recognise the signs and indicators of possible abuse
  • identify the relevant legislation and guidance that safeguards young people
  • identify the barriers to children and adults reporting concerns
  • respond appropriately and report your concerns.

This training is in line with the SBNI Child Safeguarding Learning and Development Strategy and Framework 2015-2018.

This course is CPD certified.

Who's this course for?

This is an introductory course for anyone who works with children or families in Northern Ireland in their paid or voluntary work, so you don't need any previous child protection training.

People who have taken this course include:

  • early year's practitioners
  • nursery workers
  • childminders
  • event organisers
  • people working in children's leisure and entertainment, or religious organisations
  • district council staff, for example leisure centre staff and park keepers.

£50 per person
3 hour face-to-face training course

No dates currently available. Please check back for updates in the near future.

For more information, contact us on 0116 234 7246 or email learning@nspcc.org.uk.


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£50 per person
3 hour face-to-face training course

No dates currently available. Please check back for updates in the near future.

For more information, contact us on 0116 234 7246 or email learning@nspcc.org.uk.